I’ve been having tea time with Claire and Heidi a lot lately. My mom brought the girls their own tea pot and tea cups a few months back, and we’ve been making use of them almost weekly! What used to be a special treat at Nonnie’s house, is now something we do at home, just for fun, whenever we like.
It’s so nice to do something quiet and simple with the girls in the afternoon. So much of our day is hectic – rushing to school, trying to get errands done, tidying up the toys, trying to get dinner on the table – it’s really lovely to just sit down and enjoy a civilized cuppa together. With so much chaos in our lives, tea time is the perfect way to take a break from the madness.
Claire and Heidi love to take part in the tea time ritual, and they especially love to serve their own milk and sugar. (I have to watch Claire like a hawk – when my back is turned she’ll put a ton of sugar in that tiny teacup!) Their favorite tea at the moment is apple cinnamon, which makes the house smell like apple pie!
As fellow blogger Samoina once said, “life’s most beautiful moments, are, more often than not, in the simple, the seemingly mundane!” Here’s to tea time, and more simple, beautiful moments…